Month: July 2020

Fairfax, Va. – On behalf of our more than five million members, the National Rifle Association Political Victory Fund (NRA-PVF) today endorsed Paul Rose for re-election to the 32nd Senate district of Tennessee. “Tennesseans can count on Sen. Rose to protect our Second Amendment right to self-defense,” said Matt Herriman, NRA-ILA’s Tennessee state director. “The
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In essence, “Let Them Eat Tweets” revisits the title question of Thomas Frank’s classic “What’s the Matter With Kansas?” Sixteen years after the publication of Frank’s book, the question he raised remains the most important one in American politics: namely, how has the Republican Party achieved so many victories when its economic policies are so
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Fairfax, Va. – NRA-ILA’s North Carolina State Director​​, D.J. Spiker, released the following statement today regarding Gov. Cooper’s veto of HB 652: “It’s disappointing that Gov. Cooper vetoed the bill without even reading it. Had he had read it, he would know the legislation only applies to churches that operate schools and simply allows parishioners to carry when the
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Firearm-related background checks reached 3.9 million in June, the most since the tracking system was created more than two decades ago amid multiple crises in the coronavirus pandemic, an economic downfall and protests over police brutality and racial injustice. The lastest numbers are the most since the FBI began tracking such checks in 1998. More than 19 million
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Despite making a commitment to working on COVID-19 related legislation and budget issues, anti-gun legislation continues to move forward in the Hawaii legislature. HB 1902 and HB 2744 were passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee and are now eligible for floor votes. SB 2635 and SB 3054 passed in a joint meeting of the House Judiciary
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Nicknamed “Battle Born”, we Nevadans are an independent bunch and have a history of wanting to run our own lives. We don’t want government control, nor do we need it. Nevertheless, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend recently with more and more government infringing on basic rights they have no business being involved in. The recent
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2020 continues to serve up examples of why Americans should not tolerate gun control schemes that require citizens to obtain government permission before exercising their Second Amendment rights. This week, the Maryland State Police experienced what they termed a “catastrophic hardware failure” that interrupted that state’s ability to process regulated firearm purchase applications. The failure
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Moberly Monitor-Index Wednesday Jul 1, 2020 at 10:29 AM Missouri State Sen. Cindy O’Laughlin representing Missouri’s 18th District will be the featured speaker at the Randolph County Federated Republican Women meeting 5 p.m. Tuesday at Nelly’s Restaurant in Moberly. The dinner and program will follow at 6 p.m. The cost is $11 per person. O’Laughlin also
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Last night, the Delaware General Assembly adjourned from its 2020 Legislative Session.  NRA Members and Second Amendment supporters can breathe easy as the General Assembly leaves Legislative Hall for another year having passed no gun control legislation. Earlier this year, the General Assembly postponed their session due to the Covid-19 outbreak.  During this time of uncertainty, gun
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